Sage Media Group was established in 2012 as an independent publisher of business to business magazines. National Resources Review, serving the mining, energy and oil and gas industries was the first title. Launched into a congested marketplace, the key differentiator was quality in both production values and content. This was combined with a distribution strategy that placed the magazine in the hands of decision makers in procurement, investment and operations Australia wide.
The second title, Build Australia, was launched in 2015 with a focus on the commercial construction industry, the projects that fuel it and the people that drive it. The magazine was an immediate success and is now acknowledged as a market leader.
In June 2018, Sage Media Group’s third title was launched; Petroleum Australia. Following on from the success of the two preceding titles Petroleum Australia employs the same cross platform publishing model but with a focus on Australia’s dynamic and world leading oil and gas industry through both a regional and global lens.
The most recent addition to the publishing stable is Green Review, launched in 2020. With a focus on sustainable, or ‘green’ initiatives, in some of the world’s major sectors, the magazine offers a new spectrum to readers that have a keen interest in sustainability and the environment.
Using a progressive, managed growth strategy Sage Media Group continues to develop and expand its publishing division within the business media space with both proprietary titles and third-party contract publishing initiatives in planning.
Since the start of the business in 2012 Sage Media Group has consolidated and expanded beyond its publishing origins into the multi-faceted, integrated marketing agency it is today.
Noman Kabir has extensive experience in national and international business and has spent many years in management roles in the finance, media and publishing industries. His forward thinking and passion for business was the greatest motivation for the establishment of the Sage Media Group.
Annelie Wressmark has been the face of the company from day one and played an integral role in the launch and establishment of the brand and success of the flagship magazine, National Resources Review for which Sage Media Group is now renowned.
Group Sales Manager
With more than 15 years of experience in the finance industry and a business management qualification, Cordelia D’Souza has provided foundational commercial knowledge prior to the creation of Sage Media Group and ongoing. Her rationale has led to many confident and successful business and financial decisions, creating a solid ground for the company to be built upon and continue its success.
Peter has held senior management positions within News Limited and McCann Erickson in a career spanning 40 years and encompassing advertising and media sales and marketing across trade publications, mainstream newspapers, broadcast and narrow cast media. Peter brings this experience to Sage Media with an enthusiasm and drive that get things done with the minimum fuss and maximum result.
Joel Prentice is a marketing and advertising graduate and has a true understanding of the media and publishing environment. With a stringent professional attitude Joel is one of the main talents in building the success of National Resources Review and Sage Media Group as a whole.
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